Kara Walker

American, born 1969

4,392 followers

Kara Walker

American, born 1969

4,392 followers

Kara Walker is known for creating black-and-white silhouette works that invoke themes of African …

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Kara Walker is known for creating black-and-white silhouette works that invoke themes of African American racial identity. Her subjects, often scenes of slavery, conflict or violence, are rendered in a style recalling traditional African illustration and folklore of the pre-Civil War United States; the works preserve …

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Solo show at a major institution
Whitney Museum of American Art, and 3 more
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Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 6 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
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frieze, and 5 more
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Included in a major biennial
Bienal de Sao Paulo, and 5 more
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